Originally Posted by Costagirl
As long as your not holding a continental on the forehand grip like many old school players and your hand feels like it's 'home' on the racquet - you're good! Sometimes coaches don't allow players to do what comes natural to them...Eastern.semi-western...and with little success they wind up giving up. And ya can't have that!
True. I'm just trying to see/feel the differences, but during match play I will more than likely keep my index finger extended.
I always enjoy Toly's figures with beta angle and such. I saw what he did on Roddick's serve and index finger (http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showp...&postcount=124
) and was hoping he could work the same idea but apply it to a forehand.